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Using the largest available survey data, we show that Catalan people overwhelmingly prefer a #multilingual education using Catalan, Spanish and English to the only-Catalan system imposed by Catalan #nationalist elites.

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The article debunks the linguistic immersion myth in #Catalonia. Contrary to Catalan authorities' claims, data reveals that citizens desire a balanced mix of #Catalan, Spanish and English teaching at schools.


Preferences on the teaching hours distribution in Catalan, Spanish and English are not polarised.

Andrés Santana
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

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This page is a summary of: The linguistic regime in Catalan Schools: some survey results, European Journal of Language Policy, April 2020, Liverpool University Press,
DOI: 10.3828/ejlp.2020.5.
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